How to Give

  •  Give online by visiting the CIUS Donor page, choosing a project of your choice, and following further instructions on the site.
  • Call (780) 492-6847
  • E-mail  to inquire about other ways to donate.
  • Send a cheque payable to “University of Alberta / CIUS,” indicating the name of the fund (program, project) to which you are donating on the memo line.
  • Enroll in a deduction program (via your credit card or chequing account).
  • Leave a bequest in your will.
  • Transfer part of your stock portfolio.
  • Donate property.
  • Donate your life insurance.
  • Tax Benefits

Donations from both Canada and the United States are eligible for tax deductions. Tax receipts are usually issued within one month. To obtain a tax receipt, donors from the United States should write cheques to:

 University of Alberta Foundation USA, Inc.
c/o Burke, Warren, MacKay & Serritella, P.C.
Attn: Christine McGahan
21st Floor IBM Plaza
330 North Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611-3607

Please indicate CIUS or a specific fund/project on the memo line.
*Tax receipts for American donors can be issued ONLY for donations made by cheque or wire transfer of cash or securities.
**Donations by credit card are NOT accepted.

Also, if you are 70.5 years old or more, you can donate up to $100,000 a year directly from your Individual Retirement Account in the United States to the University of Alberta and receive the equivalent of a 100 percent income tax charitable contribution deduction.